News release
26 November 2013

TACLOBAN, Philippines – As assessments of the devastation wreaked by Super-Typhoon Haiyan highlight the immediate need to provide food assistance to all affected communities, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is extending its reach with airlifts, ferry services and trucks.

17 November 2013

TACLOBAN, Philippines -- Food for more than three-quarters of a million people has been dispatched to communities hit by Typhoon Haiyan – and more is arriving every day, says UN World Food Programme (WFP) Executive Director Ertharin Cousin.

15 November 2013

TACLOBAN, Philippines – As debris is cleared from important roads and the port has reopened, the flow of humanitarian aid – including food – has picked up in the city of Tacloban and surrounding communities hit by Super Typhoon Haiyan.

13 November 2013

TACLOBAN, Philippines – Nearly 50,000 people around this city battered by Typhoon Haiyan received rice today provided by the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) as part of family packs distributed by the Department of Social Welfare and Development.

12 November 2013

ROME – As the enormity of the needs in the wake of Super Typhoon Haiyan becomes clear, the UN World Food Programme (WFP) is providing food supplies, as well as logistics and telecommunications support to the overall relief operation.

11 November 2013

MANILA - The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is mobilising food and  logistics supplies and communications equipment to assist the Government-led emergency response to Super Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines.

9 November 2013

MANILA – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is ramping up its operation in the Philippines, deploying emergency assistance to support the Government to help people affected by Super Typhoon Haiyan.

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4 November 2013

The UN World Food Programme (WFP) is marking World Food Day on 16 October by highlighting the power of nutrition to transform individuals, societies and economies, and the need to make it central to all development efforts. 

27 August 2013

MANILA – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and the two international non-government organizations Catholic Relief Services (CRS) and Plan International (Plan) today unveiled plans to link their programmes for improved diasaster risk reduction capacity in typhoon-affected provinces in the Philippines.

General Food Distribution
7 June 2013

Royal Embassy of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia recently donated 153 tons of nutritious dates to WFP Philippines. The fruits will benefit about 65,000 vulnerable families in the conflict-affected provinces of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao.